Cancer Biology & Medicine


Cancer Biology & Medicine

Cancer Biology & Medicine is a peer-reviewed open-access journal published by the Chinese Anti-cancer Association (CACA), which is the leading professional society of oncology in China. Published quarterly, the journal provides innovative andsignificant information on the biological basis of cancer, cancer microenvironment, translational cancer research, and all aspects of clinical cancer research. The journal also publishes significant perspectives on indigenous cancer types in China. The scope covers the following topics:

● Cancer genetics

● Cancer and stem cell biology

● Molecular and clinical immunology

● Cancer prevention and epidemiology

● Cancer biomarkers

● Radiation oncology

● Oncology clinical trials

● Mechanisms of drug sensitivity and resistance

● Targeted therapy and immunotherapy

● Multidisciplinary treatment and personalized medicine

Author Benefits

● Easy submission via online system

● Efficient and professional peer review

● Rapid pre-print online publication

● No charge for publication and open access

● International visibility-All full texts are free in PubMed Central




Special Issue on Cancer Epidemiology

The special issue on cancer epidemiology has been published. The content involves cancer etiology, cancer incidence, early screening, and prevention. The contributors include authoritative experts on cancer epidemiology both in China and abroad. We hope this special issue will benefit your research and clinical practice. Please click here to find the details.  
Posted: 2017-02-15

New Publication Dates of Cancer Biology & Medicine


From 2017 (Volume 14), we will change the publication dates of Cancer Biology & Medicine. The new publication dates of the four issues are February 15th, May 15th, August 15th, and November 15th, respectively. We look forward to getting more attention and support from cancer researchers and clinicians all over the world.

Many thanks!


Posted: 2017-02-01
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Vol 14, No 1: February 2017 (Special Issue on Cancer Epidemiology)

Table of Contents


Overdiagnosis of breast cancer in population screening: does it make breast screening worthless? PDF HTML
Nehmat Houssami 1-8
Epidemiology of ovarian cancer: a review PDF HTML
Brett M. Reid, Jennifer B. Permuth, Thomas A. Sellers 9-32
Epidemiology, etiology, and prevention of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in China PDF HTML
He Liang, Jin-Hu Fan, You-Lin Qiao 33-41
DNA methylation assay for colorectal carcinoma PDF HTML
Ji-Jun Chen, Ai-Qin Wang, Qing-Qi Chen 42-49
Epidemic trend, screening, and early detection and treatment of cancer in Chinese population PDF HTML
Xiao-Nong Zou 50-59
Roles of Rap1 signaling in tumor cell migration and invasion PDF HTML
Yi-Lei Zhang, Ruo-Chen Wang, Ken Cheng, Brian Z. Ring, Li Su 90-99

Original Article

Association of genotypes of rs671 within ALDH2 with risk for gastric cardia adenocarcinoma in the Chinese Han population in high- and low-incidence areas PDF HTML
Lian-Qun Zhang, Xin Song, Xue-Ke Zhao, Jia Huang, Peng Zhang, Lu-Wen Wang, Hui Meng, Jian-Wei Ku, Guo-Qiang Kong, Tao Jiang, Xin-Min Li, Xiao-Long Lv, Teng Ma, Guo Yuan, Min-Jie Wu, Shou-Jia Hu, Shuang Lv, Tang-Juan Zhang, Ling-Fen Ji, Zong-Min Fan, Neng-Chao Wang, Yao-Wen Zhang, Fu-You Zhou, Li-Dong Wang 60-65
A pilot study of radiologic measures of abdominal adiposity: weighty contributors to early pancreatic carcinogenesis worth evaluating? PDF HTML
Jennifer B. Permuth, Jung W. Choi, Dung-Tsa Chen, Kun Jiang, Gina DeNicola, Jian-Nong Li, Domenico Coppola, Barbara A. Centeno, Anthony Magliocco, Yoganand Balagurunathan, Nipun Merchant, Jose G. Trevino, Daniel Jeong on behalf of the Florida Pancreas Collaborative 66-73
Estimation of lung cancer burden in Australia, the Philippines, and Singapore: an evaluation of disability adjusted life years PDF HTML
Suman Morampudi, Neha Das, Arun Gowda, Anand Patil 74-82
Truth telling for patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Henan, China PDF HTML
Lian-Qun Zhang, Pei-Nan Chen, Hai-Ling Wang, Li Sun, Xue-Ke Zhao, Xin Song, Min-Jie Wu, Tang-Juan Zhang, Ling-Fen Ji, Wei-Li Han, Zong-Min Fan, Yuan Yuan, Hai-Jun Yang, Jian-Po Wang, Fu-You Zhou, Yi-Jun Qi, Li-Dong Wang 83-89
Metformin prevents hormonal and metabolic disturbances and 1,2-dimethylhydrazine-induced colon carcinogenesis in non-diabetic rats PDF HTML
Viktoria V. Bekusova, Vasily M. Patsanovskii, Alexander D. Nozdrachev, Alexandr P. Trashkov, Margarita R. Artemenko, Vladimir N. Anisimov 100-107


Erratum to Bcl-2 expression is a poor predictor for hepatocellular carcinoma prognosis of andropause-age patients PDF HTML
Xiao-Fei Zhang, Xin Yang, Hu-Liang Jia, Wen-Wei Zhu, Lu Lu, Wei Shi, Hao Zhang, Jin-Hong Chen, Yi-Feng Tao, Zheng-Xin Wang, Jun Yang, Lian-Xin Wang, Ming Lu, Yan Zheng, Jing Zhao, Qiong-Zhu Dong, Lun-Xiu Qin 108